2020 THURGOOD MARSHALL AWARD

Sponsorship Opportunities

Honoring Marian Wright Edelman

2020 Thurgood Marshall Award Celebration
ABA Annual Meeting 
Friday, July 31 | A Virtual Event


View the 2020 Sponsorship Prospectus for more information about completing your sponsorship. 

To make a sponsorship payment online please visit the Thurgood Marshall Award secure donation page.

When you participate in the Thurgood Marshall Award Celebration through sponsorship, you help fund the innovative projects and programs implemented by the ABA Section of Civil Rights and Social Justice to ensure that protection of civil rights remains a focus of legal and policy decisions. These programs express the profession's commitment to achieving through the legal system, the American ideals of justice, freedom, and equality for all.

MISSION PARTNER       //       $15,000

  • Acknowledgment on Section webinar series and in emails distributed to 20,000+ supporters 
  • Acknowledgement in digital Human Rights Magazine issues distributed to 20,000+ supporters 
  • Recognition in six Section social media messages throughout the year 
  • Verbal acknowledgment during the Thurgood Marshall Award virtual presentation 
  • 50 free registrations to attend Thurgood Marshall Award virtual presentation 
  • Recognition in Section emails before and after the Thurgood Marshall Award event 
  • Full-page tribute ad in digital Thurgood Marshall Award Program Book sent to all attendees 
  • Recognition on the Section’s Thurgood Marshall Award webpage 

ADVOCATE      //      $10,000

  • Recognition in three Section social media messages throughout the year 
  • Verbal acknowledgment during the Thurgood Marshall Award virtual presentation 
  • 30 free registrations to attend Thurgood Marshall Award virtual presentation 
  • Recognition in Section emails before and after the Thurgood Marshall Award event 
  • Full-page tribute ad in digital Thurgood Marshall Award Program Book sent to all attendees 
  • Recognition on the Section’s Thurgood Marshall Award webpage 

BENEFACTOR     //      $5,000

  • Verbal acknowledgment during the Thurgood Marshall Award virtual presentation 
  • 20 free registrations to attend Thurgood Marshall Award virtual presentation 
  • Recognition in Section emails before and after the Thurgood Marshall Award event 
  • Full-page tribute ad in digital Thurgood Marshall Award Program Book sent to all attendees 
  • Recognition on the Section’s Thurgood Marshall Award webpage

PATRON      //       $2,500

  • 10 free registrations to attend Thurgood Marshall Award virtual presentation 
  • Recognition in Section emails before and after the Thurgood Marshall Award event 
  • Half-page tribute ad in digital Thurgood Marshall Award Program Book sent to all attendees 
  • Recognition on the Section’s Thurgood Marshall Award webpage

SUPPORTER      //       $1,000

  • Half-page tribute ad in the digital Thurgood Marshall Award Program Book sent to all attendees 
  • 4 free registrations to attend Thurgood Marshall Award virtual presentation

The Thurgood Marshall Award Dinner receives funding through the ABA Fund for Justice and Education (FJE). The FJE was created to accept gifts and grants to support the ABA's public service work. The FJE qualifies as an exempt fund under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, and all contributions to the FJE are tax-deductible to the full extent allowed by law.

Any proceeds from this event will go toward the projects of the ABA Section of Civil Rights and Social Justice.